President of the Autonomous Region of Friuli – Venezia Giulia will be a guest of the Congress in Krakow

Franco Iacop, President of the Autonomous Region of Friuli – Venezia Giulia and a member of the Committee of the Regions has confirmed his participation in the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments.

His political career began in 1992 when he was elected a councilor and mayor of Reana del Rojale. Afterwards, he was responsible for local autonomies and international and EU relations in the board of the region under the president Riccardo Illy. In his work he focused on strengthening relations with the markets of the Central and Eastern Europe. He also supported the internationalisation of companies from the region.

In the Committee of the Regions he coordinates the work of the Assembly of representatives of local and regional authorities of the EU. Recently, he also deals with issues related to the implementation of regional solutions in accordance with the objectives of sustainable development. In Krakow, he will participate in the panel "Sustainable Development of Cities and Regions." Fot.: Facebook